11/14/2012 11:45 am ET Updated Jan 14, 2013

How To Make Your Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes Healthier

Romulo Yanes

Charred Green Beans with Harissa and Almonds (Photo by Romulo Yanes)

By Marissa Lippert, Bon Appétit

The bitter dilemma crops up each and every Thanksgiving holiday: stay true to your healthy eating resolve -- or throw caution and calories to the wind? But guess what: There is a happy medium. And we're going to show you how. We've figured out how to make common Thanksgiving dishes (from green bean casserole to sausage stuffing) a bit less likely to stretch your waistline.

And don't fear, you'll still love every bite.

For more recipes and holiday ideas, visit Bon Appétit's Ultimate Thanksgiving Guide.

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Bon Appétit's Guide to Fast, Easy Meals
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